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New York COVID-19 News and Information

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Latest COVID-19 News and Information
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Where to go for food, healthcare and information during the COVID-19 crisis.
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We may be isolated, but we don’t have to be alone. AARP Community Connections is a new website that offers steps to find help – or give it – during the coronavirus pandemic. At a time when people are self-isolating, the website connects you to support in your community. It also enables you to join or organize your own online mutual aid group to stay connected, share ideas and help your family, neighbors and those most affected by COVID-19.
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Many New Yorkers are using telemedicine for the first time. The pandemic, however, has underscored the state's disparities with access to health care and broadband internet service, especially in rural areas.
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This live Q&A event will address how to navigate unemployment, furloughs and manage your career during this uncertain economic time. Get expert advice that can help you understand your benefits, rights and what to expect as physical distancing measures are relaxed and people return to work.
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1 p.m. ET — Veterans and 7 p.m. ET — Stay at Home with Experts Ty Pennington, Carla Hall & Matt Paxton
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AARP is providing information and resources about COVID-19 to help older New Yorkers, and their families protect themselves from the virus and prevent it from spreading to others.
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As part of our ongoing commitment in keeping our communities informed in the face of the global Coronavirus pandemic, we are continuing our efforts in providing up to date information and resources to help the public at large protect themselves from the virus and prevent its spread to others.
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AARP will host a live Coronavirus Information Tele-Town Hall every Thursday at 12 p.m. (CST). Experts at this week’s live Q&A event will address your questions related to protecting yourself and loved ones from the virus, staying healthy and reducing social isolation.
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We have postponed all AARP New York events across the state. While convening events is a core part of our mission, we want to protect everyone’s health and safety in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We will be back in touch with you when events are rescheduled.

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